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March 19, 2004

Pantani death ruled a cocaine overdose

Yahoo! Sport | Pantani died of cocaine overdose: report

"The death of Marco Pantani was caused by acute cocaine intoxication," the report carried out by doctor Giuseppe Fortuni for prosecutor Paolo Gengarelli stated, the Ansa news agency reported Friday.

Pantani was found dead in a Rimini hotel room on February 14 and several packets of half-empty sedatives were found beside the 34-year-old who was also known to have a cocaine habit.

Posted by Frank Steele on March 19, 2004 in Marco Pantani | Permalink

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